Posts Tagged ‘Layer’

Lock your Grid Layer

7 November 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When you have finished creating your Grids, Lock the Layer in ALL your Layer Combinations, which will make it very difficult to accidentally edit its position.


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Quick Layers

15 August 2016 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you want to quickly change the state of a Layer in your project without having to open the Layer Settings Dialog box  you can use the  Quick Layers palette. Go to Window > Palettes > Quick Layers to activate the palette Using this Quick Layers Palette you can Show/Hide Layers, Lock/Unlock Layers, Hide Selection’s

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What layer is an element on?

16 October 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

The easiest way to check what layer is being used is by selecting the element and looking at the Layer field in the Infobox…


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ARCHICAD 19 Hide label With Associated Element

1 October 2015 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD 19 now allow you to hide a label with its associated element. By ticking the option in Label Selection Settings, the Label will automatically be hidden when you hide the layer where the element has been placed.


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What layer is my element on?

22 June 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The easiest way to check what layer is being used is by selecting the element and looking at the Layer field in the Infobox…


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Checking the Layer an Element is on…

26 March 2015 Joshua Osborne 3 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The easiest way to check what layer is being used is by selecting the element and looking at the Layer field in the Infobox…


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ArchiCAD 18 Layers explained

29 September 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The Layers in ArchiCAD 18 have been developed to be as simple as possible aligning their names with the Toolbox and Tools. They are organised into 4 main categories: 1. Des          – This stands for Design and relates to the 3D tools in the Design Toolbox. These are the 3D modelled

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One Layer for all new elements

20 May 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Active Layer command is an easy way of placing all your new elements on a single layer, rather than using ArchiCAD’s default layer set-up. Choose Document > Layers > Layer Extras > Active Layer from the menu and choose the One Active Layer for all Element Types option from the appearing palette. The Layer

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Errors when loading a 3D view?

15 October 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Cadimage, Support, Tip of the Day

Every once in a while we may encounter errors when loading a 3D view, for example: It is generally over to ourselves to help you find out what is causing this & why But heres a tip to do a bit of DIY Open a 3D view, and turn off all the layers If the

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Wireframe Layers

26 April 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When creating a 3D view, you can choose Wireframe or Shading mode. This setting applies to the whole model. To display some elements as wireframe and others as shaded in the same view, use the Layer Settings. This can be useful if you want to focus on certain elements while keeping a handle on how

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